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Have You Seen The Moth Man? Student’s Posters Urge Chicagoans To Call In Monster Sightings — And Her Phone Is Blowing Up

An Art Institute student's posters were part of a school project that's become something much bigger.

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Columbia College Park’s Sculptures Destroyed During Renovations Due To ‘Internal Miscommunication’

The park is being renovated so students can host events and staged performances there.

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At Chicago’s City Council, Committees Are Used to Reward Political Favors and Fund Patronage

Without new oversight and accountability, City Hall cannot “escape corruption, mismanagement and waste,” the city watchdog says.

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These 4 Chicago Aldermen Are Currently Out On Bond

A fifth alderman, Danny Solis, has been surveilled by the FBI, but he hasn't been charged with anything yet.

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Lightfoot Moves To End Veto Power By Aldermen, Drawing Praise And Scorn For ‘Picking A Fight’

The mayor-elect said the unchecked practice of "aldermanic prerogative" is at the core of Chicago's corruption for decades.

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With 16 State Troopers Hit By Cars This Year, Leaving 3 Dead, Officials Push For Harsher Penalties

Proposed law would hike fines for drivers who speed by pulled-over emergency vehicles.

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Need A Summer Job? McDonald’s Is Hiring 2,400 Workers In Chicago — And Easing Its College Scholarship Requirements

Employees can get up to $3,000 in college money after three months. Previously, a McDonald's employee needed to be on the job for nine months.

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Black Girls Break Bread Brings Students In Mostly-White Schools Together To Share A Meal — And Empower Each Other

A Jones College Prep student brought the program to the school to unite black students and faculty members.

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Speeding Maserati Driver Hits Taxi In South Loop And Then Beats Bystander Who Argues With Him After Crash

The incident happened Monday night in the 1500 block of South Michigan Avenue, police said.